Thursday, March 10, 2011

SBU Hosts Math Contests

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
417-328-1803 /

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University’s Department of Mathematics recently hosted the 12th Annual Math Contests on Jan. 22, Feb. 5 and Feb. 26. On Jan. 22, approximately 232 students from 22 Missouri schools arrived on SBU’s Bolivar campus to compete in the math contest. On Feb. 5, approximately 88 students from 7 Missouri schools competed. On Feb. 26, approximately 154 students from 13 Missouri schools attended.

According to SBU mathematics department chair, Dr. Kevin Hopkins, teams represented schools including:

Blue Valley
Blue Valley
Bolivar Intermediate
Bolivar Middle
Branson Jr. High
Camdenton Middle
Cecil Floyd Elementary-Joplin
Century Elem-Nixa
Columbia Elementary-Joplin
Cottonwood Point
Greenwood Lab School
Heartland Elem
Imagine Academy
Lakewood Elementary
Logan Rogersville
McCalla's Math Club
Oak Ridge-Camdenton
Oxford Middle
School of the Osage
South Middle-Joplin
Springfield Schools--Portland, Reed, Springfield Central, Wanda Gray, Watkins, Westport
St. Lawrence Catholic School
St. Patrick
Stapleton Elem-Joplin
Summit Prep
Sunset Ridge
Thomas Jefferson


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